Violence Against Women: A Global Problem With a Solution

There are a host of ways that communities, governments, and entities like the United Nations can better protect women and girls and prevent violence from occurring.

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Changing Norms for Gender Equality

As we mark the twentieth anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action, we have much to celebrate, from the global progress over the past two decades in reducing poverty, but we still have far to go to achieve gender equality around the world.

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The Evolution of Nonviolent Resistance

In an interview with The Fletcher Forum, Serbian democracy activists Srdja Popovic and Slobodan Djinovic discuss innovations in repression and resistance, the complexities of nonviolence and violent extremism, and the future of the scholarship and practice of nonviolence.

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From Crisis to Opportunity: The 2015 Global Opportunities Forum

The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs’ yearlong conversation series on the five issues where we believe crisis can give way to opportunity in 2015.

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Volume 38:2 of The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Now Available

The editorial staff of The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs is pleased to bring you our latest issue, Summer Volume 38:2. The Summer 2014 volume is the first edition of The Fletcher Forum with all-female authorship, and is meant to highlight and celebrate women who have risen to important roles in the international community.

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The Battle of Thermopylae and the Iconography of Hate

February 24, 2015 by Bond Benton and Daniela Peterka-Benton
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The media has enormous power in energizing social movements for good or ill. While it is folly to attribute the traction gained by far right organizations and hate groups to media images, history suggests that we would do well to consider how popular culture is capable of turning hate into heroism.

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Foreign Fighters: A Security Threat at Home?

February 18, 2015 by Jacqueline Page
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Over 4,000 American and European citizens have joined the ongoing conflict in Syria and Iraq, with more on the way each month. Now policymakers must decide how to handle fighters who return home.

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Perils and Proposals: Military Contracting with Volatile Regimes

February 16, 2015 by Andreas Kuersten
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France is stuck between a rock and a hard place. By contracting to deliver Mistral-class helicopter carriers to Russia amidst Russian aggression towards Ukraine, France has assumed the untenable position of selling military hardware to a country whose military actions it decries.

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Nationalism by Another Name

February 10, 2015 by Brandon Tensley
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Since October, Dresden has become a hotbed of nationalism, due at least in part to a dearth of debate about immigration between elites and civil society, and to Germany’s ongoing struggle to redefine competing notions of nationhood and belonging.

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